Choosing a line for your switch rod Part 3 the RIO Switch and Skagit Short reviewed.

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On a couple of steelhead trips last year I wound up fishing with borrowed rods. They were switch rods, a Winston and a Ross, and I had the chance to fish them for both summer and winter steelhead. I really liked the feel of these...



The Single-Hand Snap T Cast: Video

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Here’s a powerful spey cast you can make with your single-hand fly rod. The snap T is a familiar cast to any two-hand angler. It’s one of the essential spey casts, but its not just for the long rod. In fact, once you start using this...



Setting up Skagit Heads and Other Spey Lines: Video

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If you are just getting started in two-hand fly casting, you may be confused about how to set up the lines. Spey lines are intimidating to the uninitiated with their many parts, options and loop to loop connections but there’s no need for alarm. Spey lines,...



Stacking Running Line For Better Spey Casting: Video

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How do you shoot a hundred feet of running line without a tangle? It’s easier than it sounds. There’s a very specific technique for stacking running line when spey casting. When it’s done right, everything comes off without a hitch. If you are learning to cast...



The Snap-T Cast With 2-Hand Rod: Video

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The Snap-T cast is an essential for any 2-hand angler. You really only need to know a couple of casts to be an effective angler with spey or switch rods. One of the casts you just can’t live without is the Snap-T. This easy and powerful...